Rockwell Collins Sr Electrical Engineer - Surveillance in Melbourne, Florida

Requisition ID: 10510

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Sr Electrical Engineer - Surveillance to join our team in Melbourne, FL (1050). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

This position is for a Senior Electrical Engineer to fill the role of Collateral Engineer for the Transponder Product Line within CNS Surveillance Transponder Collateral Group. The primary responsibility for this position will be to support the Transponder team in sustaining the current product lines. This includes supporting on-going production, obsolete part resolution, and root cause analysis of customer returns. The engineer who fills this position must have strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills for both hardware and software. This position will heavily utilize software development and hardware test stations. In addition the engineer who fills this position will also plan projects in order to determine the best approach to be taken to accomplish the project goals, demonstrate a high level of professional competence and knowledge, and must have knowledge of principles and techniques commonly used in hardware development and qualification.

Rockwell Collins' customer base and supplier network is such that that the successful applicant must be willing and able to travel both within the USA and internationally.

Job Responsibilities

  • Read complex electrical schematics and mechanical drawings

  • Update schematics, board layouts and mechanical drawings

  • Expand and apply knowledge: Product domain, Requirements, Design, Development, Test and Release software processes, tools, methods and coding best practices with primary emphasis on taking technical ownership of the product domain.

  • Develop and document complex changes to hardware requirements documentation applying knowledge of processes, tools and methods for the management and tracking of hardware requirements baseline.

  • Design, analyze, test, integrate, qualify and document hardware of a high complexity including multiple Engineering Change Orders.

  • Work closely with other engineering disciplines (i.e. mechanical and systems engineering) to insure the electrical design is appropriate for the project/product design approach.

  • Understand and utilize the appropriate RC processes and tools during product development, resulting in increased product quality and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts in integration, pre- qualification and qualification for products and sub-systems of moderate complexity.

  • Support on-going Production activities and provide technical leadership when requested

  • Contribute to the engineering estimates for limited to moderate scope electrical design problems.

  • Considered a Subject Matter Expert in at least one area and considered a domain generalist in multiple areas, including a moderate understanding of systems knowledge in the assigned areas.

  • Apply and tailor internal processes, using knowledge of methods and tools for LRU development and documentation efforts. Ensure that development products are designed to meet the applicable RCI, Business Unit, and Customer/Project requirements.

  • Review LRU defects trends, identify systemic root causes and process improvements and recommend new approaches, tools, techniques that drive continuous improvements in the development processes.

  • Review and maintain awareness of obsolete parts on assigned products. Provide appropriate resolution to obsolete parts.

  • Capable of proactively identifying and communicating technical issues and help resolve these issues. Ensure these issues are elevated to project leadership for resolution.

  • This position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a standard 40 hour work week.

  • Individual job duties may vary.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • Demonstrated experience in an electrical enginneering collateral support role

  • Experience with making changes to existing schematics / board layouts

  • Experience with embedded processors

  • Processes - Understand the aspects of various aviation industry qualification standards, such as DO-160, DO-254, and meeting requirements of TSO submissions.

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.